Underlying Sadness 

From last spring. The losses I’ve experienced no longer cause me daily pain. Instead, I long for Home in ways I never had before. “In grief support groups, parents often speak of an unending sadness. They say no matter what they do, even when they appear to others to be happy, they are sad under…

What If I Forget

I have heard many bereaved parents say, "I'm afraid my child will be forgotten!" This is one reason so many parents start foundations and other charitable works in their child's name; they want their child's legacy to continue. They want their child to be remembered.  Parents start safety programs in their child's name to help…

Long Time Waiting

If you have been praying for someone… If you have loved ones you wish would turn from their sin… If it seems to have been so long… I want to encourage you.  Don’t give up!  Trust God.  Pray without ceasing.  You are not alone. God hears your prayers.  My mom was a bitter, abusive drunk.…

 Gifts From Above

So many hurting people crave comfort. They crave a sign that they are going to be okay or that their departed loved ones are okay. (Last week I shared a quote from “God’s Healing in Grief.” The article is “Are They Okay.“) Grieving people crave comfort so much that they may be deceived into believing…

Are They Okay?

The following is a quote from God’s Healing in Grief, an inductive Bible study available from Precept Ministries International. “Dear one, if your loved ones were believers in Jesus Christ, if they were Christians, Jesus knows them and He gave them eternal life. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.…